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Peony Floor Lamp with a Bamboo Base

c. 1905–10
(American, 1861–1944)
(America, New York, 1902–1932)
157.5 cm (62 in.); Shade diameter: 55.9 cm (22 in.)
This artwork is known to be under copyright.
Location: 209 Tiffany

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The shade on this floor lamp can be rotated with the touch of a finger to provide brighter or dimmer light.


Tiffany and his designers brought the garden inside with their floral lamp designs. They also re-created the ever-changing qualities of natural light using the light and dark tonal effects of the glass when illuminated with electric lamps. This night and day version of the Peony shade could be rotated during the day to increase or decrease the amount of light it cast—intense reds for a darker glow at night, lighter pinks during the day.
Peony Floor Lamp with a Bamboo Base

Peony Floor Lamp with a Bamboo Base

c. 1905–10

Clara Wolcott Driscoll, Tiffany Studios

(American, 1861–1944), (America, New York, 1902–1932)


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